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Directive (EU) 2017/541 of the European Parliament and of the CouncilShow full title

Directive (EU) 2017/541 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 March 2017 on combating terrorism and replacing Council Framework Decision 2002/475/JHA and amending Council Decision 2005/671/JHA

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Article 16U.K.Mitigating circumstances

Member States may take the necessary measures to ensure that the penalties referred to in Article 15 may be reduced if the offender:

(a)

renounces terrorist activity; and

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provides the administrative or judicial authorities with information which they would not otherwise have been able to obtain, helping them to:

(i)

prevent or mitigate the effects of the offence;

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identify or bring to justice the other offenders;

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find evidence; or

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prevent further offences referred to in Articles 3 to 12 and 14.

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